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Substituting Imports with Quality Cuban Products

Communist Party Political Bureau member Jose Ramon Machado Ventura highlighted the importance of producing quality products in the national effort to substitute imports with domestic goods. Read More

Film Director Fatih Akin Sends Greeting to the Cuban Public

The excellent German filmmaker Fatih Akin (1973), considered the new Fassbinder, sent greetings to the Cuban public that attended the 29th New Latin American Film Festival and was admired by his last film The Other Side, Oscar nominated. Read More

Cuban Judokas Bring Home Medals from Tour of Asia

Despaigne, 100 kilo champ in Rio 2007 Pan American Games, got his ticket to the Beijing 2008 Olympics by winning bronze in the World Judo 2007 Championship also held in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. Read More

Havana Film Festival Hosts Theoretical Seminars

President of the Festival's organizing committee, Alfredo Guevara, presided over a panel on December 9 in which the book Los años de la ira. Viña del Mar 67,(The years of wrath. Viña del Mar 67) was launched. Read More

Reina Sofía Prize Awarded to Old Havana

The Havana City Historians Office received the international Reina Sofía award for cultural patrimony conservation and restoration in the category of material patrimony. It will be presented by Her Majesty the Queen on December 19 in Madrid. Read More

Olga the next 24 hr as a ridge over the western caribean.

The primary threat from Olga continues to be heavy rainfall and life-threatening flash floods and mud slides in Puerto Rico and Hispaniola. These rains should begin to spread over eastern Cuba today. Read More

Peruvian Women Demand Visas for Cuban Five's Wives

The Peruvian women presented 120 petitions for visas for Olga and Adriana, the wives of Rene Gonzalez and Gerardo Hernandez, respectively. Read More

Uruguay Extols Cuban Literacy Know-how

In successive steps, by the end of 2008, the plan is for all Uruguayans to learn to read and write, to declare Uruguay free of illiteracy. Read More

Venezuelan Film at Havana Fest

The film, based on the book "Francisco de Miranda," precursor of Latin American independence, tackles the most outstanding moments of the Caracas leader, a historic figure of the past supported by present reality. Read More

New US Provocations in Cuba

The daily states that a small group of women known for their close links to US authorities and the Interest Section of that northern country in Havana staged a rally Sunday, supported by people who came especially from abroad. Read More